State reports 7,569 new cases, 98 more deaths – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 7,569 new coronavirus cases and 98 additional deaths.
This brings the statewide total to 1,704,528 cases and 33,101 total COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.
There are 3,349 people in the state hospitalized with COVID-19, with 763 in ICUs.
The state says a total of 15,139,743 doses of vaccine have been administered and 6,589,002 people have been fully vaccinated.
A total of 137,174 pediatric vaccine doses have been administered to children aged 5 to 11 years.
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All Pennsylvania residents 16 years of age or older are eligible for vaccination and are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine extended to children from 12 to 15 on May 10.
If you are concerned about the virus, you can check the state Dashboard for early warning monitoring of COVID-19
There are so far 5,877,018 people who have tested negative for COVID-19.
There were 67,729 cases among residents and 49,520 cases among employees of licensed nursing and care homes statewide. Of all total deaths, 15,090 were in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
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